Sales Associate Oxford University

Posted 28 Sep 2018

Poole, South East England - United Kingdom

Req Id 182360


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. 

Your role:

as a Sales Associate will involve working very closely with the Key Account Manager and Sales Specialists, supporting sales activity within an Account or set of accounts. This will include, but is not limited to: lead generation, face to face sales calls, identifying and running promotions, and identifying new focus areas. You will ensure that you maintain a good sales pipeline, and are contributing to the sales growth within the account(s). The position is home based, ideally within a 30 min commute of Oxford, however, this is primarily a customer facing role, and it is expected that your time in the field will be approximately 80% of your contracted hours. You will report to the Sales Supervisor, although coaching and mentoring will also be provided by the Key Account Manager.

The Sales Associate will be measured on all sales from the Life Science Research Solutions business (excluding large capital equipment) into the nominated accounts.

Who you are:

You have a University degree in a Science subject

•You have experience of working within multidisciplinary teams, working both autonomously, and collaboratively

•You have excellent communication and negotiation skills

•You have some experience of working in a Sales Environment

•You have good business Acumen

•You have good Excel and electronic data management skills

•You have a valid driver license



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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